- We pray for those celebrating birthdays this week: Virginia Harth, Sally Niemann, Devin Driskell, Chris Norris, Evangelina Moritz, Sean Collins & Ken Rich. Happy Birthday!
* Psalm 104:33 – “I will sing praise to my God as long as I live!”
- We lift up our loved ones with health concerns:
+ Rus Schaefer (at Brookdale-Rosehill for physical therapy following surgery to repair an aneurysm)
+ Lori Hall (abdominal lymph nodes cancer-free; bone marrow biopsy will test malignancy; more tests)
+ James Woodard (brother of Pam Robinson, now living with her as he battles cancer of the liver)
+ Ward & Carolyn Brimmer (sister & brother-in-law of Janet Jackson-Knight, injuries from an accident)
+ William Smallwood (nephew of the Orlowskis, after hospital treatment for fentanyl poisoning)
+ one of our own … struggling in life – especially with addictions to overcome
+ Vickie Doughty (Pastor Ed’s sister, echo-cardiogram tomorrow; final test for “OK” for neck surgery)
+ Patti Tympanick (longtime friend of Diane Curry, following neurosurgery treating essential tremors)
+ Sue Hall (mother of friend of Chyza Nelson, seeking non-surgical treatment for Bell’s Palsy)
+ James Gast (great-nephew of the Meases, to be sent to home Wednesday; pending further surgery)
+ Anna Foster (following her 20th round of chemotherapy this past week)
+ Nancy Fruechtenicht & Martha VanSandt (both who continue to receive long-term health care)
+ and those who battle cancer: Jeff Amthor; Carol Beisert; Susie Beying; Helen Bowman; Carolyn Brueggemann; Kim Butz; Jean Carson; Karen Curto; Katie Denney; Jeff Ford; Georgeann Geis; David Goebel; Terrence Gonzalez; Katherine Black Goodwin; Twila Haecker; Heidi Hammell; Pat Haskins; Donna Humble; Melissa Johnson; Linda Koenig; Lydia Landfair; Megan Langley; Jolene Lichty; Debbie Lober; Judy Matthijetz; Jim McCarty; Ed Milburger; Marilyn Miller; Sue Pitts; Sue Porter; Paul Prentiss; Nadine Ruffer; Mike Schmolt; Lyn St. Louis; David Schwinn; Kristen Seka-Caradonna; Darlene Sell; Greg Smith; Carol Spaeth; Ruby Stotsmeister; Jerry Thompson; Donna Thornton; Linda Vernon; Linette Wilson; Dave Wiseman; Doris Woodward; Megan; Shannon
*James 5:16 – “Pray for each other, so that you may be healed.”
3. We seek the Lord’s blessing for: … Carla Jo Brakhage & Mike Peebles (friends of the Meases), who were united in marriage yesterday; … Terry Bird (former SPL Teacher), who retires from teaching today at Trinity/St. Joseph, MI); … Julie Thornton, at the death of her father, David; and as she seeks to reunite with her mother, Donna; … Larry Maag (friend of Julie Thornton), at the death of his brother, Sam; … Jamison McGuire & Pam Jackson, seeking the Lord’s blessing over their relationship; … our High
School Graduates, including: Sean Collins, Zachary Harrison, Chloe Herring, Evan Marshall & Mallory Price – Natalie Price is also graduating from the University of St. Mary; … the people of Ukraine, who continue to struggle under Russia’s declaration of war.
* Genesis 28:3 – “May God almighty bless you!”
4. We raise up the ministry of the Gospel: … praying the Lord’s blessing over May’s “Mission of the Month” in support of the Value Them Both amendment to our Kansas State Constitution (your special donations now total $205); … lifting up all of our congregational ministries – in addition to our School: Paul’s Buffet, the 7th St. Feast, the Community Garden, BackPack Buddies, our Facebook Livestream and more – that the Lord would use all of them, and all of us, to bring people to know His saving grace.
* Romans 1:16 – “The gospel … is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.”
- We pray for our Nation: … for our Supreme Court Justices, following the leak of their draft-decision in Mississippi’s case of Dobbs-vs-Jackson, showing support for the reversal of Roe-vs-Wade, restoring the sanctity of human life at the constitutional level, leaving further action to the States; … for those affected by Wednesday’s murder in our SPLCS neighborhood; … for those deployed defending freedom: Garren Johanson (Qatar); Shelby Long (Iraq); Tiffany Bagi (UAE).
* Psalm 121:8 – “The Lord will watch over your coming and going, both now and forevermore.”